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    Pond lighting

    Hi there. Been thinking about pond lighting. Can anyone recommend some? I was thinking under water lights or downlights off the back wall? Whats the pros and cons and does anyone have any pics of there lighting set up? Ill attach a pic of the pond for some suggestions? Many thanks

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    Senior Member Rank = Mature Champion RoyLittle0's Avatar
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    This was posted not so long ago, but can't remember by who. I would stick with externally mounted lights, mine are going in the pergola

    Look really good

    Constant cleaning
    Pain to change the bulbs
    Expensive to buy a good unit
    Tricky to fiberglass if recessed
    More liable to leak
    If they stick out then they are a danger to fish
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    Filtreau HiFlow 30 Drum Filter
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    I would agree with Roy, keep them out of the water much less hassle for maintenance etc.

    Just make sure you protect the circuit with an RCD or RCBO if it's not already got one.

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